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Booker Rises, Biden Stays Afloat and Nobody Wants to Dwell on Impeachment. 10 Takeaways From the November Debate

Booker Rises, Biden Stays Afloat and Nobody Wants to Dwell on Impeachment. 10 Takeaways From the November Debate

2 hours ago   |   Time

For two hours on Wednesday night, America's regularly-scheduled politics programming switched location. Rather than focusing on chaotic impeachment inquiry hearings in...
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Judge Blocks Scheduled Executions of Federal Death Row Inmates

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

The decision essentially stymies the Trump administration's plan to resume the use of the death penalty.
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Why Cory Booker Said Joe Biden ‘Might Have Been High' for Not Supporting Marijuana Legalization

3 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Sen. Cory Booker earned one of the biggest laughs of the fifth Democratic debate on Wednesday when he cracked a pot joke at Joe Biden ‘s expense. “This week I hear him...
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The Electability Debate, Brought to You by the People Who Want to Be Elected

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

If combat is the sincerest form of flattery in politics, Pete Buttigieg had some reason to be flattered on the Atlanta stage.
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Democratic debates: Arrow pointing up for a couple of long-shots

Democratic debates: Arrow pointing up for a couple of long-shots

4 hours ago   |   New York Post

The political fireworks mostly stayed in Washington, D.C. as a dozen Democratic candidates assembled in Atlanta for their two-plus hour-long debate - where the top-tier...
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In Debate-Night Dogpile, Democrats Take Aim at Tulsi Gabbard

4 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair   |   5 articles

Kamala Harris responded that it was “unfortunate” to have a candidate onstage who criticized Obama and “buddied up to Steve Bannon” to get a Trump Tower meeting, and Pete...
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November Democratic debate: Takeaways from the MSNBC/Washington Post debate

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Democrats spent more time making the case for their ability to beat President Donald Trump than trying to defeat each other in their fifth debate Wednesday night.
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FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

5 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency vied for advantage Wednesday night in a debate just over two months before the primary voting begins.
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Joe Biden flubs reference to black female senator during Dem debate

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Feet from Kamala Harris, Joe Biden incorrectly said he has the support of the "only African American woman ever elected to the Senate."
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Democratic debate: Kamala Harris says she can best revive black coalition

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Kamala Harris said the Democratic Party has often relied on black women to win without truly focusing on their issues.
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AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency battled it out Wednesday night in a debate just over two months before the primary voting begins. Read more ...

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, and David Hale, a State Department official are testifying Wednesday evening. Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops Iowa presidential caucus polls, and now he'll face the scrutiny that comes with his climb as Democrats gather for their fifth 2020 primary debate. Read more ...

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

The screenwriter of the film said that when someone suggested Julia Roberts could not play the role, the executive responded, "It was so long ago. No one is going to know the... Read more ...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs across US-Mexico border

The 16-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested Sunday after border agents spotted him carrying two large duffel bags and ducking in and out of an agent's view. Read more ...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about Jeffrey Epstein ties

He said he regrets his association with Jeffrey Epstein and that he "deeply sympathizes" with Epstein's victims. Read more ...

‘I said the FIRST!' Biden boasts that he has support of ‘only' female...

‘I said the FIRST!' Biden boasts that he has support of ‘only' female African-American senator while on stage with Kamala Harris

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden was forced to swiftly correct himself during a debate after bragging that he had support from the “only” black female senator ever... Read more ...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted 'nothing' from Ukraine

President Donald Trump is insisting that he wanted "nothing'' from Ukraine and declared that impeachment hearings should be brought to an end. Read more ...

1 in 4 Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, new survey finds

1 in 4 Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, new survey finds

A new survey shows about one in four Europeans holding anti-Semitic beliefs, with such attitudes on the rise in Eastern and Central European countries. The poll of 14 countries... Read more ...

Trump hosted secret White House dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Trump hosted secret White House dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attended a secret dinner at the White House last month with President Trump and tech investor Peter Thiel, a report said Wednesday. The previously... Read more ...